Heat assistant coach David Fizdale has been rumored to be in the running for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ vacant head coaching position.
I would say their intentions are quite obvious:
But word is Cavs still hope to force way into July’s LeBron race, which is why Heat aide David Fizdale keeps being touted as Cavs candidate
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 21, 2014
But Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that Fizdale has not been contacted about the job.
Heat assistant David Fizdale says he has had no contact with Cavs, notes his only ties to Cavs were through deposed coach, friend Mike Brown
— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) May 21, 2014
Fizdale, one of Erik Spoelstra’s top assistants, has been with the club for six seasons. It’s only a matter of time before he gets a shot at a head coaching job and, with the top pick in the draft and some youngsters already on the roster ready to mold, Cleveland really wouldn’t be a bad gig.